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  • noun

Synonyms for behavior

the manner in which one behaves

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

Synonyms for behavior

the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances

(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

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Eleven employee behaviors, including quality of work, time management, problem solving and communication, were rated, and a 12th item rated the employee's overall job performance.
Adolescent health behaviors include, but are not limited to, nutrition/dietary practices, physical activity, weight control, drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, injuries and violence, and sexual activity.
The change in student behaviors after experiencing PBL in a small group was sufficient to suggest that these new behaviors may have reflected the influence of the intervention.
For example, by altering the reward system in an organization, leaders can communicate what new behaviors are being encouraged.
They embody in practical terms the common denominators of how individuals actually go about successfully changing their behaviors.
The first reason is that learning courses typically focus heavily on the use of operant conditioning procedures for increasing the likelihood of desirable behaviors and decreasing the likelihood of undesirable behaviors.
Breaks in the confirmation process can also occur when the identity holder is so rigid in requiring reflected appraisal to match the identity standard that constant readjustments of behaviors interrupt other processes.
To view youth information-seeking behavior as generally lacking is to overlook the new behaviors nurtured and facilitated by the digital environment and to miss the golden nuggets embedded in these studies.
This does not affect investigators using them to develop interrogation themes because any theory that presents the illicit behavior as reasonably acceptable to the suspect constitutes a useful tool.
Staff should know what neurologic, organic, and medical conditions are tied to certain behaviors.
This means that as an individual increasingly identifies with a role, others will more likely view that person in the role, which results in both increased role identity saliency and an increase in the behaviors associated with this role.
Career counselor attitudes and behaviors towards gay, lesbian, and bisexual clients.
We believe that simulating networks at an appropriately large size is key for researchers to gain insight regarding behaviors that might emerge within the Internet.
Participants conducted assessments to identify causes of problem behavior and propose treatments for 10 clients.